Graduation Requirements

High school graduates gathered for graduation ceremony in gymAll students must carry a full schedule. To graduate from Saint John Vianney High School, students must acquire 150 credits. Students are required to complete an approved course of study which includes the following:

  • Theology - 4
  • English - 4
  • Mathematics - 3
  • Fine, Practical & Performing Arts - 1
  • Physical Ed/Health - 2 *
  • Lab. Science - 3
  • U.S. History - 2
  • World History - 1
  • World Language - 2
  • To Advance to 10th Grade - 35 credits
  • To Advance to 11th Grade - 70 credits
  • To Advance to 12th Grade - 110 credits
  • To Graduate - 150 credits

*Students taking 2 or more AP courses in one year are exempt from the PE/Health requirement for that same year.

*In order to earn a diploma from SJVHS, a student must be enrolled full-time in his/her senior year and be taking a full schedule of approved SJVHS courses. All seniors must pass both marking periods in Term 2 to complete requirements for a diploma.

*The Senior Graduation requirement for Christian Service is 30 Hours for the 2022-2023 School Year


Students wishing to pursue a rigorous curriculum for competitive colleges should take four years in all core subject areas (math, science, English, history and world language) with a combination of honors, dual enrollment, and advanced placement courses.